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Ukraine says 16 killed in helicopter crash, including interior minister

| Updated: January 19, 2023 09:09:14


Dead bodies lie on the ground at the site where a helicopter falls on civil infrastructure buildings, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the town of Brovary, outside Kyiv, Ukraine on January 18, 2023 Dead bodies lie on the ground at the site where a helicopter falls on civil infrastructure buildings, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in the town of Brovary, outside Kyiv, Ukraine on January 18, 2023

Sixteen people including Ukraine's interior minister and other senior ministry officials were killed on Wednesday when a helicopter crashed outside Kyiv in the town of Brovary, the national police chief said.

The governor of the Kyiv region said earlier on Wednesday that a helicopter crashed near a nursery and a residential building earlier on Wednesday, reports Reuters.

Two children were among the dead and 10 of them were in hospital, officials said.

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